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World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)

Doping: Russian Triathlete Becomes First Disqualification From Tokyo Olympics

Oct 21, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Igor Polyanskiy admitted doping with EPO, an endurance boosting hormone, ahead of the Olympics and is banned until during the 2024 Paris Games.

Chinese Swimmer Sun Yang Banned Again, Misses Tokyo Olympics

Jun 22, 2021 Agencies

Rivals branded Sun Yang a drug cheat at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, and two competitors refused to stand with him on medal podiums at the 2019 world championships

Russian Athlete Cleared Of Doping Caused By Baby Son's Pills

Sergei Shubenkov, 2015 world champion in 110 meters hurdles, tested positive for 'a low concentration' of a diuretic called acetazolamide in December

Suspended India Wrestler, Sumit Malik Says He Was On Painkillers

Jun 15, 2021 PTI

Sumit Malik had secured the 125kg category quota for the Tokyo Olympics last month but was handed a suspension for failing his dope test

Doping Scandal Hits Indian Wrestling Again Before An Olympics, This Time It is Sumit Malik

Ahead of the 2016 Olympics in Rio, Narsingh Yadav was caught for using banned substances

18 May, 2021

US Holds $2.93 million As It Seeks Reforms From World Anti-Doping Agency

Associated Press (AP)

Last summer, the White House drug-control office had suggested that the US did not get its money's worth from what it gives to WADA each year.

28 January, 2021

Biathlon Report Outlines Corruption, Russian Cover-Ups

Associated Press (AP)

The report, published in a redacted version Thursday, accuses former IBU president Anders Besseberg of intensely lobbying for Russia's interests

24 December, 2020

Swiss Court Overturns Swimmer Sun Yang's Doping Ban, Sends Case Back To CAS

Associated Press (AP)

At stake in a second CAS hearing would be Yang's chance to compete at the pandemic-delayed 2020 Tokyo Olympics now set for July 2021.

17 December, 2020

Court Of Arbitration For Sport's Ruling: A Small Win for Russia


Russia can use team name at major events if the words "Neutral Athlete" or "Neutral Team" have equal prominence

17 December, 2020

Russia Banned From Tokyo Olympics, Qatar World Cup As CAS Reduces Ban To Two Years

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Russia will be unable to field teams at the upcoming Olympics, Winter Olympics or football World Cup after CAS upheld a ban for breaching anti-doping rules.

17 December, 2020

India Pledges $1 Million To World Anti-Doping Agency For Scientific Research


India's donation comes at a time when its anti-doping program has been affected by suspension of National Dope Testing Laboratory


07 December, 2020

India Doping: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Urges WADA To Lift Suspension, Says NDTL Has Taken Corrective Steps


The world anti-doping watchdog (WADA) first suspended NDTL's accreditation in August 2019 for a period of six months, then extended the ban citing non-conformation to international standards

10 November, 2020

Andrea Iannone Given Four-year Ban After CAS Upholds WADA Appeal

Stats Perform

CAS have upheld an appeal from WADA asking for Andrea Iannone's doping ban to be extended to four years

10 November, 2020

Brenton Rickard Caught In Doping, Australia Could Lose 2012 Olympic Medal

Associated Press (AP)

CAS said the case between Brenton Rickard and the International Olympic Committee was heard by video link. The court did not set a timeline for a verdict.

23 July, 2020

India Awarded Asian Games Mixed Relay Gold, Winning Gold By Default Less Fun, Says Poovamma

Outlook Web Bureau

The Indian quartet of Mohammed Anas, MR Poovamma, Hima Das and Arokia Rajiv had clocked 3:15:71 behind Bahrain (3:11:89). Anu Raghavan had clocked 56.92 to finish fourth in the final race of women's 400m in 2018 Asian Games

22 July, 2020

Jolt To India's Tokyo Olympics Preparations, WADA Extends Suspension Of National Dope Testing Lab


WADA first suspended NDTL in August last year for a period of six months. A fresh round of inspection, much to the embarrassment of India, showed that non-conformities still existed

10 June, 2020

Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu Cleared Of Doping Charge By IWF; Indian Lifters Demands Answers And Compensation


Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu said the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has robbed her of the chance to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics due to its callous attitude and it must issue an apology and compensate her


29 May, 2020

Indian Long-distance Runner Kiranjeet Kaur Banned For 4 Years For Doping


The National Dope Testing Laboratory has been under suspension from the World Anti-Doping Agency and so Kiranjeet Kaur's samples were tested in the WADA accredited laboratory in Doha

Photo Gallery

India's captain Ajinkya Rahane speaks to on field umpires as after they stopped play at the end of the fifth day their first test cricket match with New Zealand in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

New Zealand's Ajaz Patel is beaten by a delivery bowled by India's Ravindra Jadeja during the day five of their first test cricket match in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

India's players celebrate the wicket of New Zealand's Tim Southee during the day five of their first test cricket match with New Zealand in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses the media at Vijay Chowk during the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

A student undergoes thermal screening before entering an examination centre to appear in the CBSE 12th Board Exams 2022 for Term 1, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

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